The total number of TAs working in English schools is down for the first time ever – but encouraging signs from the MITA project show how a strategic focus on TAs can unlock their potential.
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Sara Walton - Inclusion Leader, Front Lawn Primary Academy
Location: Southern England
I have had the role of Inclusion Leader for the last 10 years. I am passionate about inclusive practice and meeting the differing needs of all children. I currently work in a primary school in Hampshire. As part of my role, I provide support for SEND to other academies within our group.
I have managed teaching assistants for several years, both at an individual level and as part of whole school deployment. I have experience in delivering training to teachers, teaching assistants and other groups of professionals within the children’s workforce. I also have an MA in Learning and Teaching.
I became a trainer for this programme as I believe that MITA and MPTA, offer schools practical and achievable strategies that ensure effective TA deployment.
I am available to deliver the Maximising the Practice of TAs training across the south of England.
phone: 023 9247 5904